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Due to COVID-19 concerns, for the time being, we will not be offering in-person appointments with transfer counselors. We are happy to meet with students via phone or video appointments. Please fill out this form to request an appointment.

We have also cancelled campus tours until further notice. Please visit our Virtual Tour page to visit campus on any device, with useful information from our virtual tour guide.

Transfer to UMass Amherst

Every year, we welcome more than 1500 transfer students to the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Transfer students are a highly valued group of students in our community, with each student bringing various experiences and perspectives to campus.

As a transfer student, your journey towards your degree has already begun and we look forward to helping you take the next step on your path to achieving your goals at UMass Amherst! We understand the process of transferring may seem like a mountainous task and we are here to make it as easy as possible.

Our Transfer Admissions team provides individualized advising on the admissions process and can make course recommendations for your schedule at your current institution as you prepare to transfer.

Visit our MassTransfer website for more information about admission through that program.

Transfer Events

Interested in applying? Join us for a Transfer Thursday Session to learn all about the application process, and what our admissions counselors are looking for.

Students transferring from a Massachusetts community college after completing their associate degree can join us for a MassTransfer Monday session.

Curious about UMass Amherst? During the Virtual Student Guided UMass Visit you'll spend an hour with current students, hear about their experiences, and learn more about all the university has to offer.

  • Want to learn more? Conversation with UMass is an open forum for questions and answers with current student tour guides.

UMass Spotlight Webinar Series is a 30-minute virtual program for prospective students, held each Wednesday. Led by UMass Amherst admissions counselors and campus partners, our webinar will allow you to receive first-hand experience and information about the UMass campus and its community.

Learn More and Register

Watch previous webinars: